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Limited spaces still available for exhibitors at ScotHot23

The SEC in Glasgow

SCOTHOT, Scotland’s leading showcase for food, drink, hospitality, retail, and tourism, has put out a final call to secure a space at the 2023 event after a strong initial response and high registration from many of the country’s leading brands.  

The showcase is set to return to the SEC Glasgow from 8 – 9 March 2023 following a four-year hiatus after the pandemic, and excitement has led to a quick reaction, with the must-attend event for industry professionals announcing that it has now sold 80% of its exhibition space with over 160 already confirmed.

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For those in the industry wishing to secure a spot at the event they will need to register as soon as possible before ScotHot reaches capacity. 

Exhibitors from the food and drink, technology, catering equipment, tableware and design and many more industries will be showcased over the two days, with an estimated 7,000 visitors over the two-day event.

ScotHot23 will fill the SEC with some of the biggest names in the industry already confirmed to attend: Alliance Scotland, Braehead Foods, Benholm, Brakes, Compass Scotland, InStock, Lynas Foodservice, WRS Systems, Nespresso, Panasonic, Elite Contract Furniture and Welbilt to name a few. 

New for 2023, The Great Taste Market by the Guild of Fine Food will feature award-winning food and drink products from around the UK and Ireland, whilst over at Plant Based Foods, guests will get inspiration and tasters of new products from a selection of plant-based producers who are leading the movement.  

Other highlights at the show include the Spotlight Stage run in partnership with the STA, Scottish Culinary Championships sponsored by Compass Scotland (incorporating the Scottish Chef of the Year competition) Liquid Academy Live, ScotHot’s Innovation Awards and The Staff Canteen Live.  “Artisan Pavilion” which is a new area and also “Tech Lounge”. 

Now in its 50th year, ScotHot23 offers an unmissable opportunity for guests to meet with suppliers, network with others to share ideas and inspiration, and learn about the latest trends from across the industry.

Toby Wand, Managing Director of 365 Events, the team behind ScotHot23, said: “We’re back in March and the whole team at ScotHot is very excited to welcome our partners, sponsors, exhibitors, and guests to ScotHot23.  

“Registration to book a space at the event is open to those in the industry wishing to exhibit, but we urge those seeking to get a spot to do so as soon as possible. We are nearly full, having sold 80% of the space available.

“It has been great to see the number of exhibitors continue to grow and we can’t wait to see them all. After a difficult and challenging past few years we’re finally able to come together and now is the time to look to the future and to share ideas and trends with some of the best names in the industry.”

Those in the industry wishing to secure a spot at the show at SEC Glasgow in March 2023 are encouraged to register online here before spaces are filled.

ScotHot23 is supported by major partners including VisitScotland, Scotland Food & Drink, Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA), Scottish Licenced Trade Association (SLTA), Scottish Licensed Trade News (SLTN), HOSPA, The Scottish Chefs, The Staff Canteen, The Guild of Fine Food, The Caterer and Drink Think.

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